Russell Child Development Center is a community based not-for-profit organization. RCDC is the umbrella agency for the following early childhood programs in 19 Southwest Kansas counties.

RCDC  Update: 


RCDC Staff and visitors are now welcome back into our facilities!  Masks are required, and social distancing is being observed. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis with employee and visitor safety in mind. 


​Any question about re-opening should be brought to Deanna Berry, Executive Director, at

Updated 07/17/2020

RCDC Public Statement:   English   |   Spanish   | Somali   ​

COVID-19 Information & Resources

  • Local County Health Departments

  • Kansas Department of Health & Education (KDHE)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • Stay up-to-date on the latest information by clicking here​

    • Symptoms include: fever, couch, and shortness of breath. Read more about COVID-19 symptoms and emergency warning signs by clicking here.

    • Learn how to protect yourself and others by clicking here.

Russell Child Development Center

2735 N. Jennie Barker Rd, Garden City, KS 67846

Local: 620-275-0291

Fax: 620-275-0364

Office Hours: 

M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Our Mission
To lay a foundation of success for all young children and their families through high quality, inclusive services.